EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to thank everyone who joined us and helped with this year’s 37th Annual Community Christmas Parade. We hope you all enjoyed the beautiful evening! Awards were given out for the best parade entries. The Parade Marshal Award went to Flinthills Mall. The Parade Committee Award went to Emporia Christian School. The Chamber Award went to the Flint Hills Learning Center and the Mayor’s Award went to Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Thanks again to everyone for making it such a terrific evening!